New Cosponsor — Dec 3, 2013
New Cosponsor: Rep. John Tierney [D-MA6, 1997-2014]
The bill now has 26 cosponsors (19 Democrats, 7 Republicans).
May 14, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015
This bill was introduced on May 14, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Representative for Minnesota's 1st congressional district
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Last Updated: May 14, 2013
Length: 5 pages
To amend title 38, United States Code, to prohibit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs from requesting additional medical examinations of veterans who have submitted sufficient medical evidence provided by non-Department medical professionals and to improve the efficiency of processing certain claims for disability compensation by veterans, and for other purposes.
Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.
Referred to Committee
Last Action: May 13, 2013
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Civic Impulse. (2015). H.R. 1980 — 113th Congress: Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1980
“H.R. 1980 — 113th Congress: Quicker Veterans Benefits Delivery Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2013. July 1, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hr1980>
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